Geometry-based estimation of stability region for a class of structure preserving power grids
Author(s)Vu, Thanh Long; Turitsyn, Konstantin
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The increasing development of the electric power grid, the largest engineered system ever, to an even more complicated and larger system requires a new generation of stability assessment methods that are computationally tractable and feasible in real-time. In this paper we first extend the recently introduced Lyapunov Functions Family (LFF) transient stability assessment approach, that has potential to reduce the computational cost on large scale power grids, to structure-preserving power grids. Then, we introduce a new geometry-based method to construct the stability region estimate of power systems. Our conceptual demonstration shows that this new method can certify stability of a broader set of initial conditions compared to the minimization-based LFF method and the energy methods (closest UEP and controlling UEP methods).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mechanical Engineering
2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Vu, Thanh Long, and Konstantin Turitsyn. “Geometry-Based Estimation of Stability Region for a Class of Structure Preserving Power Grids.” 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (July 2015).
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